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The Alzheimer's Association International Conference (AAIC) is the world's premier forum for the reporting and discussion of groundbreaking research and information on the cause, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.  As a part of the Association's research program, AAIC serves as a catalyst for generating new knowledge about Alzheimer's and fostering a vital, collegial research community. 

News Releases

Friday, July 12, 2013

Vitality and Diversity of Boston-Based Alzheimer’s Disease Research Highlighted at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2013
- Alzheimer's Association

Big Data From Alzheimer’s Disease Whole Genome Sequencing Will Be Available to Researchers Due to Novel Global Research Database
- Alzheimer's Association


Sunday, July 14, 2013

Alzheimer’s Association Chapters Collaborate with Medical Centers and Health Systems to Increase Early Detection, Service Use and Decrease Costs
- Alzheimer's Association

New Alzheimer’s Therapy Targets and Approaches Reported at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2013
- Alzheimer's Association

Two Leading Alzheimer's Disease Scientists Honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards at Alzheimer's Association International Conference® 2013
- Alzheimer's Association

Inaugural Jerome H. Stone Philanthropy Award for Alzheimer's Research Presented to Zenith Society
- Alzheimer's Association


Monday, July 15, 2013

Cancer and Chemotherapy Linked with Decreased Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease in Veterans
- Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer's Association® and the CDC Release New Road Map for Addressing Cognitive Health as a Public Health Issue
- Alzheimer's Association

Three Researchers Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at Alzheimer’s Association International Conference®
- Alzheimer's Association

Most Online Tests for Alzheimer’s Disease Fail on Scientific Validity, Reliability and Ethical Factors
- Alzheimer's Association


Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Additional Results from Phase 3 Trial of IVIG in Alzheimer's Reported at Alzheimer's Association International Conference
- Alzheimer's Association

Updated Model of Alzeimer’s Disease Biomarker Sequence Supported and Refined with Clinical Evidence
- Alzheimer's Association


Wednesday, July 17, 2013

“Developing Topics” at AAIC 2013 Show Cutting Edge Brain Imaging Techniques, Reveal Problems with Screening and Misdiagnosis
- Alzheimer's Association

Subjective Cognitive Decline May Be the Earliest Clinical Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease
- Alzheimer's Association

New Research Advances From the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference® 2013
- Alzheimer's Association

People with Early-Stage Alzheimer’s Mentor Medical Students to Increase Knowledge and Reduce Stigma
- Alzheimer's Association


Embargo policy

All materials presented at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference 2013 (AAIC 2013) are embargoed for publication and broadcast until the date and time of presentation at the conference, or an embargo date and time specified by the Alzheimer’s Association in advance. If there are questions, please contact Niles Frantz in the Alzheimer’s Association Public Relations Department at

All news media representatives, scientists and their funders, and exhibitors/sponsors agree to be bound by the embargoes and release times stated on news releases and other news materials issued by the Alzheimer’s Association and AAIC 2013. If a reporter or news media outlet breaks an AAIC 2013 news embargo, the Alzheimer’s Association reserves the right to revoke their press access and credentials for the current event and future Alzheimer’s Association conferences and events.

News Briefing Schedule

Friday, July 12
7:30 a.m
  Boston-Based Alzheimer's Disease Research
Sunday, July 14
7:30 a.m
  New Therapeutic Targets and Approaches in Alzheimer’s Disease
Monday, July 15
7:30 a.m
  Alzheimer’s Disease Epidemiology: Risk Factors and Possible Therapies
Tuesday, July 16
7:30 a.m
  IVIG Phase 3 (GAP) Clinical Trial Results in Alzheimer’s, plus investigations into IVIG’s mechanism of action
Wednesday, July 17
7:30 a.m
  Developing Topics

Wednesday, July 17
12:30 p.m
  Subjective Cognitive Decline (SCD): The Earliest Clinical Sign of Alzheimer’s?

Media registration and credentials

News media must register to attend AAIC 2013 and for advance access to embargoed news materials. Complementary registration for news media and press badges for onsite access are available only to credentialed journalists from recognized external print, broadcast, syndicated or online news organizations with assignments.

A maximum of four representatives from any news media outlet will be allowed to register as press for the AAIC 2013. If additional press registrations are needed, please contact the Public Relations Department of the Alzheimer’s Association at 312.335.4078 or

Media registration

Press Room hours

Saturday, July 13   7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday, July 14   7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Monday, July 15   7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday, July 16   7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday, July 17   7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday, July 18   7 a.m.-1 p.m.

Video and photo regulations

Filming and photography in the AAIC 2013 poster/exhibit hall area are prohibited, unless there is a signed contract with the Alzheimer’s Association executed in advance of the meeting.

Television, video crews and still photographers covering the meeting are required to check-in immediately at the Press Office each day.

Television, video crews and still photographers must be accompanied by an Alzheimer’s Association public relations representative at all times when shooting any of the events related to AAIC 2013. Shooting schedules should be provided in advance to ensure staff availability.

Scientific papers and visuals

Journalists who want to view and reproduce posters, slides, graphs and other visuals to illustrate news coverage must have the presenters’ permission. The Alzheimer’s Association public relations staff will assist with requests to use such materials.

These policies are subject to change at any time.

For questions or further information, please contact:

Niles Frantz
Senior Associate Director, Public Relations
Alzheimer’s Association
312. 335.5777

For more information on credentials and advance registration, please view the full AAIC 2013 Media Guidelines or the AAIC 2013 Media Guidelines for Exhibitors and Sponsors.

Make history at AAIC 2013 • Boston, MA • July 13-18, 2013